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Welcome to the Department of Anthropology

College of Arts & Sciences

Anthropology is the study of humankind, a multidisciplinary endeavor involving the social sciences, the humanities, and the natural sciences. Anthropologists study the human species and the human condition in all its diversity. Anthropologists ask questions such as: Who are we? Where did we come from? How did we get here? Why are we different from each other? What do all humans share in common? And, how can we better understand each other? 

Visit our Undergraduate Program and Graduate Program pages to learn more about our degree programs and classes, and visit our People page to learn about our faculty and staff. 


Contact Us

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 575-646-2725
Department Main Office/Office Hours: Breland 331, M-F 8 am-12 pm and 1 pm-5 pm (closed 12-1 pm for lunch)

Department Head
Phone: 575-646-5809
Office/Office Hours: Breland 316, M-F 8 am-12 pm
Telework Hours (during campus closures): M-F 8 am-5 pm


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